You will have a screening visit to see if you qualify involving a physical exam, HIV test and health history, blood and urine tests. If you qualify for the study, you will receive 3 injections and will have 9 follow-up/in-between visits.
The study vaccines cannot give you HIV. The study vaccines are not made from actual HIV. It is impossible for the study vaccines to give you HIV. Also, they cannot cause you to give HIV to someone else.